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Monday
Aug212017

Sweden charges Bombardier employee with bribery

A Russian employee in the Swedish unit of Bombardier has been formally charged with bribing a government official in Azerbaijan to win a $340 million contract for a new train signaling system.

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Monday
Aug212017

ISO 37001: Coalition for Integrity’s recommendations for companies considering certification

An aspect of ISO 37001 that makes it such a big topic is that it is marketed as a standard that can be audited and certified.

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Monday
Aug212017

Captain pleads guilty in Navy's ‘worst-ever fraud and bribery scandal’

A U.S. Navy captain admitted being bribed with parties and prostitutes while sneaking proprietary information to foreign defense contractor Leonard Glenn Francis and his Singapore-based firm, Glenn Defense Marine Asia.

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Friday
Aug182017

Sanofi-Aventis awarded $38 million for blowing whistle on EpiPen maker

Big Pharma Sanofi-Aventis was awarded $38.7 million Thursday as its share of a $465 million False Claims Act settlement by Mylan for knowingly misclassifying EpiPen as a generic drug to avoid paying rebates owed to Medicaid.

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Friday
Aug182017

Event: The Fourth Suspension and Debarment Colloquium (DC - September 14)

The World Bank is hosting the Fourth Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment in Washington, DC on September 14.

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Thursday
Aug172017

SEC fines chief compliance officer for inaccurate securities filing

The Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday fined a chief compliance officer for failing to verify information provided by an investment adviser that turned out to be false.

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Thursday
Aug172017

Compliance Alert: New UK law criminalizes corporate apathy toward tax evasion

Ever since the Panama Papers exposed the underground nexus of global tax evasion, regulators have been trying to figure out how to get ahead of it. In the UK, the Criminal Finances Act was passed in late April 2017.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Rahul Rose: Has the UK audit regulator been captured by those it regulates?

In the prior post, I described the lackluster approach to enforcement that has characterized the Financial Reporting Council. What's the cause? A large part of the explanation lies in the regulator’s closeness to those that it is supposed to be holding to account.

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Navy commander guilty of obstructing Fat Leonard investigation

An active-duty U.S. Navy commander pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping a Singapore-based defense contractor cheat the Navy and obstructing a federal criminal investigation into the overbilling fraud.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

SEC charges KPMG and partner with blown oil and gas company audit

KPMG agreed Tuesday to pay more than $6.2 million to settle charges that it failed to properly audit the financial statements of an oil and gas company that was itself charged with accounting fraud for inflating the value of Alaska assets by more than $400 million.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Frances McLeod: How to deal with the mess known as EU to U.S. data transfer law

Frances McLeod, a founding partner of Forensic Risk Alliance, is spending a lot of time helping clients deal with EU privacy and data protection issues.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Norm Keith: Canada does enforcement (yes, really)

Just like a blind side body check in a hockey game, the appeal decision in July upholding the overseas bribery conviction of Nazir Karigar came as a shock to many observers of anti-corruption enforcement initiatives around the globe.

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